In 2012 Wakefield Thornes Cricket Club were asked to Join the Chance to Shine Campaign.
The Cricket Foundation launched Chance to Shine in May 2005 and set out
to bring competitive cricket - and its educational benefits - back to at
least a third of the country’s state schools initially over a ten year
Chance to Shine is delivered through individual projects working with
County Cricket Boards across England and Wales. Each project provides a
structured coaching and competition programme for a group of up to eight
primary and secondary state schools. The group of schools is supported
by professional, qualified coaches engaged by one local cricket club.
are very proud to have been chosen to take part in this project, and
believe it is a sign that our club is well regarded in terms of Junior
Coaching and our commitment to the development of Cricket in the UK.